Benchmark World Tour 2019

Sydney

16 September Hilton Sydney, 488 George Street, Sydney NSW

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08:00 Registration & Breakfast
08:45 Chairman’s Opener Reg Spencer, Head of Mining Research – Australia, Canaccord Genuity (Australia) Ltd

Keynote 1

09:00 Culture Clash: How automotive supply chains need to adapt for the EV revolution Simon Moores, Managing Director, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence
20-minute presentation, 5-minute direct Q&A with keynote

Keynote 2

09:25 Pilbara Minerals – Pilgangoora – The last independent large scale lithium raw materials project in WA
  • From first drill-hole to high grade shipments in under 4 years
  • Pilgangoora, fit-for-purpose and measured growth in quality supply
  • Pilbara Minerals, fully integrated with the lithium ion supply chain
  • Pilbara Minerals and POSCO, positioned for supply to the burgeoning Korean battery industry
Ken Brinsden, Managing Director & CEO, Pilbara Minerals Limited
20-minute presentation, 5-minute direct Q&A with keynote

Industry Presentations

09:50 Neometals Ltd Chris Reed, Managing Director (Australia)
10:05 Lepidico Joe Walsh, Managing Director (Canada & Australia)
10:20 First Cobalt Corp Trent Mell, President & CEO, (Canada)
10:35 Q&A with company speakers
10:50 Coffee Break

Keynote 3

11:15 Canaccord – Not losing sight of the long term – the investment opportunity in battery materials Reg Spencer, Head of Mining Research – Australia, Canaccord Genuity (Australia) Ltd
20-minute presentation, 5-minute direct Q&A with keynote

Industry Presentations

11:40 Australian Vanadium Ltd Vincent Algar, Managing Director (Australia)
11:55 FYI Resources Ltd Roland Hill, Managing Director (Australia)
12:10 Prospect Resources Ltd Sam Hosack, Managing Director (Australia)
12:25 Euro Manganese Marco Romero, President & CEO (Canada)
12:40 Q&A with company speakers
13:00 Lunch Collection & Networking

Lunch Keynote

13:30 : Lithium Valley WA – The development of lithium valley and the WA supply chain Cameron Edwards, Director, InfraNomics
20-minute presentation, 5-minute direct Q&A with keynote

Industry Presentations

13:55 Blackstone Minerals Ltd Scott Williamson, Managing Director (Australia)
14:10 Piedmont Lithium Limited Keith Phillips, Managing Director, (United States)
14:25 Core Lithium Ltd Stephen Biggins, Managing Director (Australia)
14:40 Lake Resources Steve Promnitz, Managing Director (Australia)
14:55 Q&A with company speakers

Keynote 4

15:15 Cobalt focus – how the landscape has changed following DRC supply side shake up
  • Pricing review – key factors driving low prices in 2019
  • Impacts of DRC supply side shake up: supply/demand balance and prices
  • Cutting through the misinformation: The real future for cobalt in lithium ion batteries
  • Battery Megafactories – who is winning the race for global dominance
  • Raw material implication of the surge in the megafactory capacity growth
Caspar Rawles, Senior Analyst, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence
20-minute presentation, 5-minute direct Q&A with keynote
15:35 End

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